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and MEMES FOR OUR POLITICAL KNIFE-FIGHT
By David Brin
Chapter 1 Introduction – The Need for Judo Polemic
Pause #1 for… One-Liners, Zingers, Wagers and Quick-memes - in case you haven’t time to read the book
Chapter 2 Below the surface -- themes and beliefs we share
Pause #2 for… Political tactics & reforms I won’t be talking about
Chapter 3 Profiles In Judo - Invoke The Greatest Generation, Adam Smith, Jonas Salk, Lincoln and… AOC
Pause #3 or… An allegory About Courage and Enlightenment
LIFE OR DEATH FOR THE GREAT EXPERIMENT
Chapter 4 End the Cheating First
Pause #4 for… A Bizarre But Impudently Effective Tactic
Chapter 5 The War on All Fact People
Pause #5 for… The Big Lie that History Obeys “Patterns” Part 1: The Tytler Calumny
Chapter 6 Credibility? How Often the Right Has Just Been Wrong
Pause #6 for… They Said It Better Than I Can: at Gettysburg and other ‘battlefields’
Chapter 7 Oh, the Conspiracies!
Pause #7 for… Bad history-patterns Part 2: Marx, Spengler and a “Fourth Turning”
Chapter 8 Poison and Antidote - Blackmailers, Henchmen and Whistleblowers
Pause #8 for… An Open Letter To Some New President Of A Developing Nation
Chapter 9 America’s place in the world. Part 1: Pax Americana and the Rise of China
Pause #9 for… A Daydream: What Could Happen If Adults Ever Regain Power.
ISSUES THAT MATTER TO FACTIONS
Chapter 10 Government is the problem?
Pause #10 for… Emergency Readiness and Resilience
Chapter 11 Economics – No, you don’t get Adam Smith… and Other Rationalizations
Pause #11 for… Things you can do. Yes you.
Chapter 12 Unreliable Allies: Overcoming Splitterism
Pause #12 for… Not just Adam Smith. Steal from them Goldwater, Hayek and Heinlein!
Chapter 13 Can We make a Deal? “What Would Adults Do?”
Pause #13 for…
Chapter 14 Our 250 year Family Feud – “Phase 8 of the Civil War?” ß FULL 1ST DRAFT TO HERE
Pause #14 for… Traps we keep falling for
Chapter 15 Hammer Their Macho With Wagers! And The Name an Exception Challenge
Pause #15 for…
Chapter 16 Exit Strategies – Impeachment, Indictment, the 25th Amendment and all that.